Can a hospital bill be sent 3 years later?

Can a hospital bill be sent 3 years later?

I just received a hospital bill and the services were provided 3 Years ago. I don’t even know if I owe this? Is this legal in Colorado? Dave – it’s nut isn’t it? The fact that a medical provider can take three years to send you a bill!

Can you get a bill for a surgery?

Recently, I received a bill for the remaining balance (after insurance paid) on a surgery center facility fee. I called the ASC billing office to inquire why I am just now receiving a bill, for the first time, 2 years after the service.

Why do I get billed after 2 years?

I called the ASC billing office to inquire why I am just now receiving a bill, for the first time, 2 years after the service. They explained that it took them that long to get the insurance to pay their 80% of the claim and that I now owe the remaining balance. To me, this in unacceptable.

How long does it take to get a medical bill from a doctor?

The fact that a medical provider can take three years to send you a bill! Unfortunately, we aren’t aware of any federal requirement to send you a bill within a specific time frame, though there may be state laws that apply.

When did I get my first medical bill?

I recently received a medical bill from a hospitalization that occurred 2 years ago. I was the victim of a mugging/attack and had to get admitted to a hospital for X-Rays and whatnot.

What was the hospital bill a year later?

Went to the ER, got at x-ray, they gave me a boot, ace bandage and crutches and sent me home. $1400 bill shows up yesterday, insurance paid their share of $400. I have since changed insurance – it was the crappy, cheap kind.

How to get medical bill paid 4 years after procedure?

And if that insurer still works with your company, HR might be able to apply pressure to get the insurance co just to pay up, so that they don’t lose the contract with your company. Good luck. Subject: Just received medical bill 4 years after procedure!

What is the Statute of limitations on medical bills?

1 Alabama: 6 years 2 Alaska: 6 years 3 Arizona: 5 years 4 Arkansas: 6 years 5 California: 4 years 6 Colorado: 6 years 7 Connecticut: 6 years 8 Delaware: 3 years 9 Florida: 5 years 10 Georgia: 6 years